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Intense video of a paddleboarder saved by his lifejacket and waterproof phone pouch

This is intense footage of a paddleboarder who was saved by his waterproof phone pouch because it allowed him to make the phone call you’re about to hear. When Alfie got into difficulty while paddleboarding, not only was he wearing a lifejacket that kept him afloat, but he was also carrying his phone with him…

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More intense predation in the tropics can limit marine invasions

Night and day, oil tankers, yachts and cargo ships stacked with shipping containers ply the 80-kilometer (50-mile) waterway through the jungles of Panama between the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean: about 40 ships every 24 hours. But even though the Canal is fed by freshwater rivers that empty through the locks on each end, a…

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Watch this intense footage of a drone crashing into an erupting volcano

By Sam Haysom2021-06-01 09:42:27 UTC Nobody likes to lose a drone, but should the tragic event ever occur, you’d at least hope your plucky metal pal would go down in a blaze of glory. That’s exactly what happened to filmmaker Joey Helms’ DJI FPV drone recently in Iceland, when he decided to send it on…

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Hot summers, intense burn seasons seed ‘zombie’ fires: study

Three temporal stages of an overwintering fire in Alaska, USA: a seemingly extinguished fire at the end of the fire season in 2015 (Left), a snow-covered fire scar during winter (Middle), and a re-emerging zombie fire during the spring of 2016 (Right). Satellite image color composite are from Landsat. Credit: Carl Churchill, Woodwell Climate Research…

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Why an intense fire season may be shaping up in 2021

Southern California wildfires photographed from the International Space Station in 2017. Image: NASA / Randy Bresnik By Mark Kaufman2021-04-08 10:00:00 UTC Wildfire isn’t inherently bad. It can be really good.  But the extreme way the Western U.S. often experiences fires today — infernos, blazes that can burn well over 200,000 acres in 24 hours, and…